World Federation of Neurology Teaching Centers

The World Federation of Neurology (WFN) has established Teaching Centers for training young neurologists in Africa. The first Teaching Center opened at the Department of Neurology of Mohamed V. Souissi University in Rabat in 2014, and now also the Department of Neurology of Cairo University will participate.

The WFN will offer a three-year training course in Rabat (French speaking), and a one-year training course in Cairo (English speaking), starting in September 2015. The WFN will cover travel costs, tuition and a monthly allowance for living expenses for this period.

Persons from Africa can apply for a teaching course in either Rabat or Cairo, according to the conditions and criteria specified on the WFN website.

To apply, applicants must submit their CV, a supporting statement indicating which training program they wish to apply for and a letter of recommendation from the dean of their department by Friday, July 3, 2015, by email to The applications will be accepted from Friday, May 15, 2015, until Friday, July 3, 2015. A commission of the WFN will select the most suitable candidates. For more information on the training programs, the selection criteria and the process, visit the WFN website: